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From Field to Fork: Food Ethics for Everyone.

Author: Paul B Thompson
Publisher: Oxford Scholarship Online, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paul B. Thompson covers diet and health issues, livestock welfare, world hunger, food justice, environmental ethics, Green Revolution technology and GMOs in this concise but comprehensive study. He  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul B Thompson
ISBN: 9781336287709 1336287705 0199391688 9780199391684 0199391696 9780199391691 0199391726 9780199391721
OCLC Number: 914162440
Awards: Winner of North American Society for Social Philosophy 2015 Book Award Winner.
Description: 345 pages
Contents: Introduction, with a Rough Guide to Ethics ; Chapter 1: You Are NOT What You Eat ; Chapter 2: Food Ethics and Social Injustice ; Chapter 3: The Ethics of Diet and Obesity ; Chapter 4: The Fundamental Problem of Food Ethics ; Chapter 5: Livestock Welfare and the Ethics of Producing Meat ; Chapter 6: The Allure of the Local: Food Systems and Environmental Impact ; Chapter 7: Green Revolution Food Technology and Its Discontents ; Chapter 8: Once More, This Time with Feeling: Ethics, Risk and the Future of Food ; Bibliography

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Thompson is the outsider's insider. Having worked within and beside top programs in agricultural research throughout his career, he is also sympathetic toward the alternatives to current agricultural Read more...

 
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